Study of safety and environmental phenomena by wind tunnel

Experimental activities and models validation are performed in the SEASTAR WT wind tunnel located in the Environmental Park (Torino). This infrastructure is characterised by a large test chamber (6Lx9Dx2,5H meters) with a wind speed range of 0-7 m/s.

The main experiemnatal activities are realted to:

  • validation od release and dispersion models on a scaled (1:10) mockup of an oil&gas offshore platform;
  • scaled simualtion of environemntal dispersion phenomena;
  • drones testing;
  • structural testing in wind conditions.


Scaling procedure for designing accidental gas release experiment / Moscatello, Alberto; Uggenti, Anna Chiara; Iuso, Gaetano; D'Ambrosio, Domenic; Cafiero, Gioacchino; Gerboni, Raffaella; Carpignano, Andrea.. - In: ENGINEERING COMPUTATIONS. - ISSN 0264-4401. - ELETTRONICO. - (2020).

Wind tunnel: a versatile infrastructure for validating gas releases simulations / Gerboni, R.; Carpignano, A.; Gueccia, A.; Ledda, G.; Moscatello, A.; C Uggenti, A.. - ELETTRONICO. - (2020), pp. 99-100. ((Intervento presentato al convegno HYPOTHESIS XV HYdrogen POwer THeoretical and Engineering Solutions International Symposium nel June 3-5, 2020.

Scaling procedure for the design of a validation experiment on an accidental gas release / Uggenti, A. C.; Moscatello, A.; Iuso, G.; D’Ambrosio, D.; Cafiero, G.; Gerboni, R.; Carpignano, A.. - ELETTRONICO. - (2019). ((Intervento presentato al convegno CM4P – Computational Methods in Multi-Scale, Multi-Uncertainty and Multi-Physics Problems - ECCOMAS Thematic Conference tenutosi a Porto (Portugal) nel 15/07/2019-19/07/2019.